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NOAA Announces End Of Traditional Paper Charts
Terry & Sons Pump-Out Now Provides Service for Free!
Oracle Pulls Off Stunning Comeback In America's Cup!
Half-Naked Man Went On Rampage In Stolen Boat
State Ferry Collides with Sailboat in San Juan Islands
Driver Jimmy Shane Of MIss Graham Trucking wins Seafair
Man drowns on Lake Washington during Seafair
Leschi & Lakewood Marina Controversy Over Repairs
Fireworks Ignite Blaze which Destroys 14 boats - Sky Launch
2 Hurt, 8 Boats Burned in Des Moines Marina Fire
Super yacht 'Vibrant Curiosity' parked in Lake Union
Seattle in Yachting Magazine's top 10 best towns for cruising
Engine fire diverts Victoria Clipper to Shilshole Marina
SPD Pepares to fine boaters for loud music in Andrews Bay
Three people escape water after boat overturns - Kingston
85-foot Luxury Yacht Gutted by Flames at Roche Harbor
ROCHE HARBOR, Wash.
June 10th, 2013 -- A
burned for hours along
a dock at Roche Harbor,
San Juan County Sheriff's
officials said. Local fire
and sheriff's officials
responded, as did the
Coast Guard. No one was
hurt. Witnesses say the
boat was brand new and
for sale with a list price
as much as $4.8 million.
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King County Boaters Gain Safe Option for Flare Disposal
November, 2013: Disposing of expired
marine flares has presented a perplexing
problem for local boaters.
Now, Seattle Fire Department and
Seattle Public Utilities, working in
conjunction with the Local Hazardous
Waste Management Program (LHWMP)
in King County, have arranged for expired flares to be accepted at local hazardous waste disposal facilities in three locations around King County.
Washington state gets tough
on boating under the influence
VANCOUVER, Wash. -- Penalties for
boating under the influence just
increased in a big way in Washington
Not only have fines for BUI shot up
five-fold, from $1,000 to $5,000, but if a marine deputy asks for a
Breakwater Marina In Tacoma Shutting Down Fuel Dock
announced they will
be closing their fuel
dock. All other
facilities and services
will remain operational.
Fuel dock will close
once all remaining fuel
is sold out. October Update: all fuel has been sold and the fuel dock is now closed.